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Austria could face early elections as Vice Chancellor quits

The turmoil is hitting Austria a week before European Parliament elections.

Austrian colonel suspected of spying for Russia for decades: Vienna

Issues of interest to the officer or his alleged handlers included weapons systems and migration, Austrian Defence Minister Mario Kunasek said, adding that it was not clear whether the case was an isolated one.


Who is Sebastian Kurz?

The youngest ever foreign minister in a European country, 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz is the frontrunner in the race to become the next chancellor of Austria and the anti-immigration millennial is being heavily touted as the likely candidate to win the country’s general election.

Austrian ruling party's number two resigns over smear campaign

Kern's Social Democrats and Kurz's conservatives have been partners in the coalition government and have dominated Austrian politics for decades. In May the party chiefs agreed to a snap election after the centrist "grand coalition" collapsed.

Repair mix from Austria, Israel distributed to all wards, BMC aims to produce in city

The imported material among the measures civic body took for better roads after HC rap last year

Austria bars Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci from attending event marking coup anniversary

The decision follows a similar move by the Netherlands, which said on Friday that Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Tugrul Turkes was not welcome to visit for a ceremony among Turkish expatriates to commemorate the anniversary. There was no immediate comment from Turkey.


Austria says will guard its border against entry of migrants

Austria has moved four armoured vehicles close to its border with Italy to guard against migrants and will likely set up controls on a key trade crossing "very soon", Defence ministry officials said on Tuesday.

Austria to ban burqas from October

In Austria, people who break the new law could be fined up to 150 euros (USD 168), according to the legislation approved by parliament in May and signed into law by the president this week.

You think Google Search is free? Austria seeks to tax it anyway

Austria is seeking ways to make digital services like Google or Facebook Inc. pay taxes for transactions with the nation’s internet users.

Austria: Gunman fires at crowd killing 2, injuring 11

The man then fetched a gun out of his car, left the parking lot, went to the concert venue and started shooting into the crowd of about 150 people, apparently random.

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Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor's Austria vacation

Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor took to their respective social media accounts to share photos from their on-going holiday in Austria.